Let’s establish parameters around the notion of political patronage, and why it matters. Political patronage occurs when a person is rewarded – usually through favors, appointments to public office or boards, or by receiving […]
Tammy Robert loves working, living and raising her family in Saskatchewan.
Born and raised in this fine province, then spending her early twentysomething years in Europe only served to deepen her resolve to invest herself, and her future, in all Saskatchewan has to offer.
Having spent the last four years as the executive producer of the John Gormley Live Show, Tammy knows Saskatchewan - the people, the places and the politics. You can count on her for a fact-based, no-holds barred approach to opining on all three.
Check out Part 1 here for what you need to know about each candidate’s campaign. The nomination deadline for the Saskatchewan Party to select the successor to Brad Wall—and by extension, the next premier […]
PART 1 – Sask Party Leadership Race Candidates: What You Need to Know Before You Vote (Or Just Because)
Check out Part 2 here on the candidate’s positions on the Global Transportation Hub (GTH). Six candidates are vying to fill Wall’s shoes after his January 28, 2018 departure: former Saskatoon city […]
A Friendly Monthly (Maybe? I Don’t Know) Reminder To Send Me Your Hard-Earned Dollars (Please and Thank You)
It’s been quite a few weeks around here, hasn’t it? My post on Education Minister Bronwyn Eyre’s controversial, ill-advised speech in the Legislature, for which she eventually (kind of) apologized, went viral. […]
Let’s start with a few facts I think we can all agree on: Money is integral to the electoral process; campaigning to reach voters requires resources that aren’t free. Equality – fairness […]
Saskatchewan’s Education Minister Gave a Speech Last Week and It Will Blow Your Mind (No, Not in a Good Way)
Saskatoon Stonebridge-Dakota Sask Party MLA Bronwyn Eyre has a rich history of opining on education and educational institutes. In 2010 Eyre wrote a newspaper column entitled ‘The Slippery Slope of Sexual Education’, […]
First of all, you guys are AH-MAY-ZING. The response to my lame attempt at fundraising for this blog was outstanding and humbling and I seriously love you all so much. Thank you, […]
I have been conflicted about the whole notion of monetizing, or getting “paid” for writing this blog since long before I decided to add a Donate Button like this one. I’ve always […]
WHAT’S THAT? WHAT? SPEAK UP I CAN’T HEAR YOU OH SORRY YOU WANT ME TO STOP YELLING okay that’s fine why didn’t you just say so. For the love of all that […]
This was supposed to have been a post about a scathing expose put together by a massive team of investigative journalists, researchers and educators from across North America. But it’s not. I […]